|Emigration Collection 1864-1995|
Emigration 1864-1952: This collection - encompassing about 90 years - contains papers about the situation and persecution of Jews in Eastern European countries (Russia, Poland, Roumania, Bulgaria, Lithuania). Papers describe the activities of various relief organizations. There are more than 170 papers (ca.900 pages), about half of them written in German, about 30 each in French or English, over 20 in Yiddish and some in Polish...
Keywords: Baeck, Leo 1873-1956; Einstein, Albert 1879-1955; Alliance israélite universelle; American Jewish Committee; Chicago Jewish Historical Society; Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden (Germany); Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens; World Zionist Organization; World Jewish Congress; Harmonie Club of the City of New York; American Federation of Jews from Central Europe; Evian Conference (1938); Antisemitism; Jews, East European; Pogroms; Public welfare; Emigration and immigration; Jews